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Surgery patients in lower income countries have three times greater risk of dying

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New research has shown that patients undergoing emergency surgery in lower income countries have a three times greater chance of dying than in higher income countries.
Date:
04/05/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Exposure to particulate air pollutants associated with numerous cancers

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Researchers have found that long-term exposure to environmental pollutants was associated with increased risk of mortality for many types of cancer in an elderly Hong Kong population.
Date:
29/04/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Vaccinations are more effective when administered in the morning

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New research from the University of Birmingham has shown that flu vaccinations are more effective when administered in the morning. The findings, published in the journal Vaccine, suggest administering vaccinations in the morning, rather than the afternoon, could induce greater, and thus more protective, antibody responses.
Date:
26/04/2016
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

National Centre for Miscarriage Research officially opens

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The UK's first national research centre dedicated to early miscarriage will open today, funded by Tommy's, the UK baby charity that funds research into miscarriage, stillbirth and premature birth.
Date:
25/04/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Birmingham continues to climb university league table

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The University of Birmingham has risen to 15th in the UK university league tables with 50 per cent of its subjects in the top 10 and three subjects rated number one in the country.
Date:
25/04/2016
Categories:
Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences
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